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Deep South Wednesday Night Storms

8 Jun 2022, 8:15 pm

Severe storms will remain a possibility across the southern tier of the country through the evening hours Wednesday and overnight into Thursday morning.

Severe Outlook

As we head into the evening hours of Wednesday and through the overnight, strong thunderstorms move east of the Mississippi and into the deep south. There is currently a slight (level 2 on a scale of 1 to 5) risk for severe thunderstorms for portions of Alabama. In addition to the slight risk, a marginal (level 1 on a scale of 1 to 5) risk extends into Tennessee and Georgia.

The severe wind potential through the overnight sits at a 5% to 15% risk.

Forecast Timing

Storms have been moving through Arkansas today and will continue to dip south and east through the evening hours.

Thunderstorm activity is not expected to be extensively widespread but a few areas may see some strong thunderstorms into the nighttime hours.

There have been flash flood warnings with the earlier thunderstorms Wednesday. Do note, that these thunderstorms will also have the capability to produce areas of high water.

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Taban Sharifi grew up in Southern California between Los Angeles and San Diego. She is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) with the American Meteorological Society (AMS). She has a B.S. in Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Environmental Sciences with a minor in Environmental Systems and Society from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Go Bruins! While in school, Taban was a meteorology... Load More intern with NBC LA. There she helped forecast daily weather for the greater Los Angeles region and created a playbook to deploy weather sensors for NBC owned-and-operated stations across the country. Her first on-air job took her to San Angelo, Texas, where she was a morning meteorologist and co-anchor. Working in West Texas gave her knowledge and experience covering severe storms. From there, she moved to Palm Springs, California. People think forecasting in California is sunshine all the time, but with temperatures in the 120’s, wildfires, damaging winds, floodings, and earthquakes, the forecasting kept her very busy! She also worked there as a general assignment reporter and told community stories. Taban is excited for the challenge and opportunity to forecast nationally with WeatherNation. She also looks forward to exploring all that Colorado has to offer!